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Netanyahu Prepares The Nation: Finding The Teens Will Take Time

06/17/2014
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JERUSALEM — Finding the three kidnapped teenagers will take more time, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in an address to the nation.

With Conversion Bill Postponed, What’s Next?

Can 400,000 of Israel’s Russians be absorbed into society without alienating non-Orthodox Jews?

07/27/2010
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Although some American Jewish leaders said this week that they will be entering upcoming negotiations over the proposed Israeli conversion bill free of preconceptions, a leader of Reform Jewry said there remains a “red line” for his movement.

 “The critical point will be giving ultimate authority to the Chief Rabbinate, which is a fundamental violation of the status quo,” said Rabbi Eric Yoffie, president of the Union for Reform Judaism. “In my opinion, that is the red line.

The Job Sharansky Says He Was Born For

As new chair of the Jewish Agency, can the former dissident overcome Zionism’s political infighting?

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Natan Sharansky, an authentic modern-day Jewish hero, has been in his post as chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel less than two weeks, and already his fortitude for coping with the bureaucracy and politics that goes with the job is being questioned.

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